Category: Alabama’s Weather

Quick Afternoon Update On Florence

Quick Afternoon Update On Florence

| September 13, 2018 @ 2:51 pm

Winds and rough surf are continuing to increase along the outer banks and the coastal parts of southeastern North Carolina, along with the threat of tornadoes on the northern side of the storm.

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A Quick Check On Our Weather At Midday… Plus The Latest on Florence

A Quick Check On Our Weather At Midday… Plus The Latest on Florence

| September 13, 2018 @ 12:19 pm

Skies are mostly clear across Central Alabama at Midday with only a few isolated showers showing up over the western half of the area. Shower activity is more pronounced over the north and northwestern parts of the state, with a few showers showing up over the extreme western parts of Marion County.

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Scattered Showers Today; Florence Closer To The Coast

Scattered Showers Today; Florence Closer To The Coast

| September 13, 2018 @ 4:36 am

DRIER AFTER TODAY: We will maintain the chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms across Alabama today as a moist, unstable airmass stays in place. Chance of any one location getting rain this afternoon will be in th 40 percent category… otherwise we expect a mix of sun and clouds with a high in the upper 80s.

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Scattered Showers In Alabama; Florence Still Strong

Scattered Showers In Alabama; Florence Still Strong

| September 12, 2018 @ 3:32 pm

TOMORROW THROUGH THE WEEKEND: Not much change tomorrow; a partly sunny sky with a few scattered, mostly afternoon and evening showers or storms; the high will be in the upper 80s. Then, the weather looks hot and mostly dry Friday through Sunday with a good supply of sunshine each day with a high close to 90 degrees. Afternoon showers can’t be ruled out, but they should be few and far between as Alabama get in the zone of sinking air on the far periphery of Hurricane Florence.

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Quick Update On The Rest Of The Tropical Disturbances

Quick Update On The Rest Of The Tropical Disturbances

| September 12, 2018 @ 2:17 pm

While Florence continues to have all of our attention, we do have more tropical disturbances out there that we need to keep our eyes on.

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A Quick Check On Our Weather Situation Just After Midday

A Quick Check On Our Weather Situation Just After Midday

| September 12, 2018 @ 1:42 pm

Skies across Central Alabama are currently partly cloudy as we make the run up to 1:30 PM, but radar shows a good bit of scattered showers and a few embedded thunderstorms mainly over the eastern and southwestern parts of the area.

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What Do The Models Say About Florence

What Do The Models Say About Florence

| September 12, 2018 @ 12:19 pm

The models are in relatively close agreement with positioning, timing, and rainfall amounts… but with each model, there are some differences. These are also very similar with the National Hurricane Center forecast track.

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Scattered Showers Later Today; Watching Florence

Scattered Showers Later Today; Watching Florence

| September 12, 2018 @ 7:30 am

A FEW SHOWERS: We will maintain the chance of a few widely scattered showers and thunderstorms across Alabama this afternoon and this evening, otherwise today will feature a mix of sun and clouds with a high in the mid to upper 80s.

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Heavy Showers Over East Alabama; Watching Florence

Heavy Showers Over East Alabama; Watching Florence

| September 11, 2018 @ 3:45 pm

TOMORROW THROUGH THE WEEKEND: Alabama’s weather will trend hotter and drier, despite a major hurricane approaching the Atlantic coast. We will be in the ring of sinking air on the periphery of the system, meaning afternoon showers should be few and far between. The chance of any one spot getting wet each day is in the 10/20 percent range, otherwise we are forecasting partly to mostly sunny days and fair nights. Highs will be in the upper 80s tomorrow, and close to 90 Thursday through Sunday.

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A Quick Check On Our Weather At Midday

A Quick Check On Our Weather At Midday

| September 11, 2018 @ 11:33 am

Much of Central Alabama is enjoying mostly cloudy skies at this point, but we do have some thicker cloud cover over parts of the area.

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What’s Going On With The Rest Of The Tropical Disturbances Out There

What’s Going On With The Rest Of The Tropical Disturbances Out There

| September 11, 2018 @ 11:07 am

As of 10:00 am, Tropical Storm Isaac continues on a westerly track at 16 MPH with maximum sustained winds at 70 MPH. The minimum central pressure is up to 996 MB (29.42 inches).

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Quick Update On Hurricane Florence

Quick Update On Hurricane Florence

| September 11, 2018 @ 10:27 am

As of the latest update from the National Hurricane Center as of 10:00 am this morning, Florence is still a category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 130 MPH and a minimum central pressure of 950 MB (28.06 inches).

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Alabama Trending Hotter/Drier; Eyes On Florence

Alabama Trending Hotter/Drier; Eyes On Florence

| September 11, 2018 @ 6:27 am

SHOWERS BECOMING FEWER IN NUMBER: As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast, Alabama’s weather will be trending hotter and drier for the next five to seven days. We rise into the mid to upper 80s today and tomorrow, followed by low 90s Thursday, Friday, and over the weekend. We will be on a band of sinking air (subsidence) on the far outer periphery of Florence, meaning that afternoon showers will be few and far between. The chance of any one spot getting wet each afternoon will be only in the 10/20 percent range.

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Scattered Showers Tomorrow; Florence Now A Category Four

Scattered Showers Tomorrow; Florence Now A Category Four

| September 10, 2018 @ 3:37 pm

RADAR CHECK: Most of the showers on radar this afternoon are across the eastern and southern counties of Alabama… generally south of I-59. They are moving northeast, and a few could linger into the late night hours ahead of a stalled front over the northwest part of the state. Temperatures are only in the 70s across North Alabama this afternoon; the average high for September 10 at Birmingham is 87.

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Cloudy, Cooler, & Rain: It’s Your Midday Nowcast For Central Alabama

Cloudy, Cooler, & Rain: It’s Your Midday Nowcast For Central Alabama

| September 10, 2018 @ 12:07 pm

Much of Central Alabama is covered with a good bit of cloud cover with the exception of the extreme southeastern parts of the area, but showers and a few embedded thunderstorms are affecting mainly the eastern half of the area.

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Unsettled Weather For Alabama; Eyes On Florence

Unsettled Weather For Alabama; Eyes On Florence

| September 10, 2018 @ 6:56 am

WET AT TIMES: A stalled front over far Northwest Alabama, and an upper trough will set the stage for a good chance of showers and thunderstorms for much of our state today; the sky will be mostly cloudy with a high around 80 degrees. Drier air behind the front is confined to the northwest corner of the state… Muscle Shoals and Florence will see few, if any showers today.

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Showers and Storms Becoming Numerous Across North Central, Northwest Alabama

Showers and Storms Becoming Numerous Across North Central, Northwest Alabama

| September 9, 2018 @ 1:07 pm

Showers and storm are becoming numerous across parts of North and Central Alabama this afternoon ahead of an approaching trough and cold front. Rain chances will remain elevated into midweek, which good news for our recent dry conditions.

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Unsettled, Rainy Next Several Days

Unsettled, Rainy Next Several Days

| September 9, 2018 @ 6:49 am

Unsettled weather is forecast for Central Alabama for the next several days as a weak frontal boundary takes up residence across the Southeast US. High temperatures will generally be in the lower half of the 80s through mid-week.

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